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Types of skin mites include chiggers, scabies mites, rodent mites, bird mites and itch mites, reports the Illinois Department of Public Health. These mites bite the skin, causing irritation, itchy red papules and rashes,... More »

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Humans contract skin mites through direct skin-to-skin contact for a prolonged time with a person who is infected with mites or through contact with an infested object such as upholstered furniture, bedding or a towel, e... More »

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One effective home remedy to treat skin mites on dogs is to use a mixture of 1 percent hydrogen peroxide solution, borax powder and water. Thoroughly washing a dog with this solution kills the mites and helps heal any bi... More »

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Body lice, which are microscopic mites, spread through direct, prolonged contact with a person infected with scabies, reports WebMD. Body lice spread easily between household members and sexual partners and through the s... More »

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The mites that cause scabies, otherwise called Sarcoptes scabiei var. hominis, must be removed in order to get rid of scabies. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, exposing mites on clothing to a ... More »

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Chicken mites can be transferred to humans through contact with afflicted birds, most commonly chickens, pigeons, sparrows and starlings, as the Illinois Department of Public Health explains. However, they do not usually... More »

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Norwegian, or crusted, scabies is caused by touching the skin or contaminated items such as bedding and furniture, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It is often found in people with compr... More »

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